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Summer has landed with heat and sunshine, holidays and… skatebowls? What happens when two women riding mountain bikes home from the beach find the usually-crowded skatebowl empty? This is what it looks like… Be sure to watch to the end (and with the sound on) πŸ™‚ [Music: Roll Your Own / Artist: Tripswitch]  

Two days after enjoying a ride along the River Torrens, I was out there again. This time Jane joined me. And this time we headed for the beach. Henley Beach. Leaving Treadly Bike Shop late morning on the cutely-coloured Brompton hire bikes, we rode over to the southeast corner of the CBD and fuelled up at a small Vietnamese cafe I’d seen while out walking earlier in the week. Ready to explore,… Read More

Clouds lingered overhead and tickled the humidity to life. I sweated. The promise of rain didn’t deliver and my ride up the Tallebudgera Valley was a warm and sticky one.Β Yet it wasn’t the weather that madeΒ this bikeΒ ride memorable. It was the bird life. The Tallebudgera Valley runs inland from West Burleigh for about 21kms. The road climbs steadily kicking up into small hills along the way. It’s a good route for training… Read More